An appointment is currently required for visits to the Township office to purchase a Marriage Licence. Please call 905-852-9181 to book.

The Township of Uxbridge can issue marriage licences and conduct civil marriage ceremonies. Please read the marriage license application information document to ensure you have everything you need to obtain a licence before you come in.

Marriage licence application

In the province of Ontario, you need a marriage licence in order to get married. Please complete the Marriage Licence Application and submit it in person to the municipal office located at 51 Toronto St. S. in Uxbridge.

Marriage licences are valid for 90 days from the date of issue. In order to get a marriage licence, you and your partner will each need to provide two pieces of identification, such as a:

  • Government-issued birth certificates
  • Valid passport
  • Record of immigrant landing
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Valid Ontario Photo Card

Fees

It costs $135 to apply for a marriage licence.

COVID-19 information regarding validity of licences

Please note the information regarding the validity of marriage licenses:

  • Licences issued between December 1, 2019 and July 24, 2020 are still valid and can be used until July 24, 2022.
  • Licences issued between October 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020 are still valid and can be used until February 10, 2023.
  • Licences issued between January 1, 2021 and June 4, 2021 are still valid and can be used until June 4, 2023.

Note: the validity period for marriage licences issued between July 25, 2020 and September 30, 2020 has not been extended. These licences were only valid for three months from the date issued since there was no province-wide emergency during this timeframe. If, for any reason, couples did not use their licence issued during this timeframe and still wish to be married, they will need to purchase another one.

Civil marriage ceremonies

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! We offer non-religious civil ceremonies from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please contact the Clerks Department at 905-852-9181 ext. 209 to book a pre-ceremony consultation. We will go over all of the necessary arrangements before your special day. You will need to fill out a Civil Marriage Booking Agreement and complete the Civil Ceremony Pre-meeting Checklist.

Ceremony details

You can choose from one of five ceremony scripts, or enhance the ceremony by adding personalized vows and other custom elements. Any additions must be approved by the Marriage Officiant at the pre-ceremony consultation.

Select one of our marriage ceremony scripts:

Witnesses

You must provide two witnesses at a civil ceremony. Both witnesses must be over 14 years of age (16 is preferred). If you are unable to provide your own witnesses, we can provide witnesses for a small fee. You can arrange for this during your pre-consultation meeting.

Fees

The following marriage ceremony fees apply:

  • $300 (plus HST) is the ceremony fee
  • $25 per witness

All fees must be paid during the pre-ceremony consultation. We accept cash and debit payments.

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